New scholarship awarded in Kenya

26 January 2924, Amsterdam, NL – ESOMAR Foundation recently funded a new scholarship benefiting a deserving student entering into a market research-related field of study in Kenya.

Beatrice Karimi is pursuing a Master in Development Studies (MA Development Studies) at the University of Nairobi, Kenya. Beatrice is the recipient of a scholarship funded through a partnership with Women in Research (WIRe).

Beatrice has the desire to further her education by pursuing a Master’s degree which she believes will equip her with more knowledge and skills to guide her in how she approaches situations in the research industry and development sector at large. 

Upon the announcement of her scholarship being funded, Beatrice shared: “I was thrilled to learn about my selection to the programme and I deeply appreciate all the efforts the ESOMAR Foundation and WIRe have put into transforming me into the professional I desire to be. Thank you so much for making my dream come through and thank you a million from Nairobi!”



We are deeply grateful to the WIRe community for the continuous support of the ESOMAR Foundation scholarship programme. We wish all the best to Beatrice on her journey towards becoming an inspiring professional in our industry ” said ESOMAR Foundation President John Kearon.

“We’re thrilled to once again collaborate with the ESOMAR Foundation on this critical initiative, enabling us to provide women globally with professional development opportunities that are truly life changing. The passion and generosity of the WIRe community continues to inspire us year after year; as our fifth Global Scholarship Fund recipient, the funding of this award is a testament to the lasting impact we can make when we choose to collectively support each other. We wish Beatrice the very best on her educational journey and look forward to her post-graduate success in this industry.” said Kristin Luck, Founder, Women in Research – WIRe


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